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Shorten sweet
Christine McGinn
Taking time for a cup of tea, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten met with Bendigo pensioners to discuss possible federal government funding cuts. Long-serving Labor member Lorna Erwin greeted Mr Shorten with a home-made morning tea and her concerns about cuts across the kitchen table. Mr Shorten ..
29-Apr-2014
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Rainfall records falling
Joel Peterson
As rain falls in Bendigo, so too do the city's April rainfall records. Following on from the city’s hottest summer on record, Bendigo has record its wettest April in 25 years, thanks to some morning rainfall today. The Bureau of Meteorology’s Bendigo Airport site ..
29-Apr-2014
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Snakes seized in Bendigo raid
Bendigo Weekly
A Bendigo man may face charges under the Wildlife Act 1975 after Department of Environment and Primary Industries seized four pythons from his home recently. DEPI Senior Compliance Officer Brady Childs said two Stimson’s pythons, one spotted python and one carpet python were discovered..
29-Apr-2014
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Bill's shortened visit?
Bendigo Weekly
Federal Opposition Bill Shorten will visit Bendigo today, but his reason for doing so has disappeared. Mr Shorten will visit a Bendigo house with Member for Bendigo Lisa Chesters today to discuss “rumoured changes to pensions” over a cup of tea . Ms Chesters said it was an im..
29-Apr-2014
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Copycats in Ballarat
Bendigo Weekly
ANALYSIS Last week it was Labor politicians copying each other, with Lisa Chesters and Jacinta Allan mimicking each other over the Bendigo TAFE merger plan. (http://www.bendigoweekly.com.au/news/signing-form-the-same-song-sheet) This week it is the turn of the Coalition, with the announc..
28-Apr-2014
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PSOs start work at station
Christine McGinn
Five Protective Services Officers will be on duty at Bendigo train station tonight. Local PSOs will patrol the station from 6pm to the last train, seven day a week to ensure the community's safety. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Kim Wells said this was the first roll out of PSOs f..
28-Apr-2014
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Thrive to survive
Ben Cameron
The Bendigo Spirit’s backs are against the wall as they battle towards a WNBL play off spot, but Chelsea Aubry says the team will continue to thrive in the cut-throat conditions. An against-the-tide win over second placed Bulleen by 18 points has continued their rollercoaster ride of a seaso..
03-Feb-2012
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Class of its own
Ben Cameron
Bendigo could be on the cusp of a sailing revolution. Bendigo Yacht Club’s Ralph Chant said the Bendigo-made Formula 16 Viper catamaran could potentially be the class for the 2016 Olympics. “There’s going to be a trial in Spain next month, and the Viper is likely to become the..
03-Feb-2012
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Spirit soars
Bendigo Weekly
THE Bendigo Spirit defeated WNBL champions Bulleen Boomers 74-56 on the weekend in a stunning result for the club. After losing to the West Coast Waves in what was the low point of their season last round, the Spirit turned things around to secure their second victory on Bulleen’s home..
27-Jan-2012
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On the ball
Ben Cameron
With the 35th annual Bendigo Junior Basketball Classic beginning on Thursday, the region will continue to be a shining light for the growth of basketball participation in the country, Bendigo Basketball Association president Mark Lennox said. “The game has suffered nationall..
27-Jan-2012
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It all went swimmingly
Bendigo Weekly
One of the region’s top swimming officials has praised the efforts of the Bendigo East Swimming Club, which mixed it with the best swimming clubs in the state at the Victoria Country Swimming Championships. Championship chief official Margaret Lang said East’s effort to ..
27-Jan-2012
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Climbing the ladder
Bendigo Weekly
The Emu Valley Cricket Association has a new ladder leader in Mandurang after United suffered their second straight defeat since the Christmas break. Spring Gully got the perfect start with an opening stand of 173 with skipper Shaun Makepeace leading from the front with a magnificent 115, and grea..
20-Jan-2012
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